Budget Hotels in Bukit Merah, Larut, Matang & Selama


Bukit Merah is located near Semanggol Mountain, Taiping, Perak. A dam was built here and drowned some of this area forming a large freshwater lake. Several land have been developed into Bukit Merah Laketown Resort properties on a 7000 acre lush greenery sites.

How to Get There

By Plane

There are flights to Ipoh provided by Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Firefly and Air Asia. From the airport, guests may hail up a taxi to Bukit Merah.

By Car

Travelling by car, driving from Kuala Lumpur by using the North-South Expressway (PLUS), exit is at either Kamunting or Bukit Merah toll exits before continuing the journey towards the town centre or Bukit Merah Laketown entrance.

By Bus

Most express buses from Kuala Lumpur coming to Perak are based in Medan Gopeng in Ipoh. From Ipoh, guests may continue taking another bus ride towards Taiping bus station. From the bus station, guests may hail up a taxi to Bukit Merah.

By Train

Keretapi Tanah Melayu provides the north-bound train with the route KL Sentral – Butterworth that offers stops at the Bukit Gantang Railway Station. From the railway station, guests may hail up a taxi to Bukit Merah.

Tourist Attractions

Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark

Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark is the largest water theme park in the northern region of Malaysia. It provides more than 10 different rides suitable for visitors of all ages. The rides and water activities shall keep its visitors entertained all day long. Besides that, there is a chairlift ride that allows visitors to enjoy scenic views of the whole Bukit Merah Laketown areas.

Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island

Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island is the world’s first and only rehabilitation and preservation facility where orangutans roam freely on an island. The island also locates the research and education centre for better understanding of this endangered species.

Bukit Merah Ecopark

Bukit Merah Ecopark is an eco-friendly sanctuary that houses three large enclosures specifically caters to the focused groups which are the Bird Park, Reptile Park and Tropical Trek. The Tropical Trek features primate and mammals roaming freely in their natural habitat. A manual, monorail ride called ‘Skycycle’ takes the guests to explore the surrounding tropical rainforest.

Bukit Merah Arowana Farm

Bukit Merah Arowana Farm consisted of more than 200 Arowana ponds with 24-hour water flow coming from Bukit Merah’s fresh water lake. The unpolluted water makes the farm best place for Asian Arowana breeding. Among the species available here includes Malaysian Golden, Chili Red, Super Red as well as Blue Base Malaysian Golden. Bukit Merah Arowana Farm operates the first and only Arowana showroom at the Malaysian North-South Highway (PLUS).


Kavanas Hotel

This simple city hotel offers an affordable and comfortable rooms for a pleasant stay. It is strategically located within the city centre and makes it convenient in getting around to places of interest.

Casavilla Hotel Taiping

This hotel is likable for people looking for budget accommodation. The rooms are well maintained, clean and properly furnished to ensure its guests are enjoying their stay.

Hotel Kelisa

This is a simple city hotel located among shophouses lot intended for budget travellers. It provides decent facilities and comfortable for safe stay. It has a convenient, strategic location enabling easy access to places of interest.

Louis Hotel

This hotel is among the favourite place for budget travellers for its handsome worth. The rooms are quite spacious and features standard amenities to satisfy every needs at all times.

Hotel Vistana Micassa

This hotel treats its guests with warm satisfaction. Staffs are very friendly and always ready to assist with guests’ requests. The rooms are properly furnished with standard amenities that brings comfort for its guests at all times.